Posted by: APO | 14 July 2010

Food crisis in Niger / Virtual press briefing of the Director of Western and Central Africa Division of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)


Food crisis in Niger / Virtual press briefing of the Director of Western and Central Africa Division of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

NIAMEY, Niger, July 14, 2010/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Half of the Niger’s population does not have enough food.

Mohamed Béavogui, Director of Western and Central Africa Division of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (www.ifad.org), will hold a virtual press briefing on the food crisis in Niger on Friday 16 July at 11 a.m. Rome time (10 a.m. GMT) online.

ASK YOUR QUESTIONS THROUGH VIDEOCONFERENCE

WHO : Mohamed Béavogui, Director of Western and Central Africa Division of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

WHEN : July, 16 – 11:00 (Paris Time)

LANGUAGES : English & French

HOW DOES IT WORK : This service is FREE and only requires a computer connected to Internet.

APPLICATION : http://www.apo-opa.org/contactvideoconf/contact_video_conf.html?vc=IFAD

This press videoconference is organized by the African Press Organization.

CONTACT :

– African Press Organization : +41 22 534 96 97 / +33 661 797 718 / sec.sg@apo-opa.org

Final list of accredited media and organizations  (July, 16 at 9:30am):

Africa-Europe Faith and Justice Network – Belgium

Alternative FM – Niger

BBC – United Kingdom

Contact FM – Rwanda

Daily Observer – Gambia

Deutsche Presse Agentur (DPA)- Germany

Environnement Magazine – Cameroun

FAO – Italy

FIDAfrique – Senegal

Frequence Teranga FM – Senegal

Iseg Info – Senegal

Journal Agropasteur – Senegal

La Citadelle Express – Benin

La Griffe – Niger

La Lettre du Sahel – France

Le Monde – France

Missionary International Service News Agency (MISNA) – Italy

Radio Television Tenere – Niger

SABC Radio – South Africa

Thomson Reuters – Senegal

Thomson Reuters – United Kingdom

TV5monde – France

UNICEF – Niger

Vanguard – Nigeria

West Africa Democracy Radio (WADR) – Senegal

SOURCE

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)


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